Catalan club Barcelona has managed to sign the French center back Jules Kounde. Barcelona managed to sign Kounde from another Spanish club Sevilla.
Barcelona managed to sign Kounde for 4 years with 50 million euros and added 10 million euros until 2027. Barcelona has made it public along with the paperwork and medical.
Barcelona beat the English club Chelsea in the 23-year-old Kounde contract. Jules Kounde is known as a sharp defender. He does not let the opponent play easily. He is the latest signing this summer, following Pablo Torre, Andres Christensen, Frank Kessie, Raphinha and Robert Lewandowski.
After signing a contract with Barcelona, he said that he is excited and happy in his new club. He said that coach Xavi had a big hand in coming to Barcelona. “I am very proud, grateful and excited because I have come to a big club,” Kounde said, “I am eager to start playing.” Sevilla is a great club, but joining Barcelona is another step in my career.
Kounde has scored 9 goals in 103 games in three seasons for Sevilla. Before joining Sevilla, Kunde was at French club Bordeaux. Kounde, who has been in the France team since 2021, has won 11 caps.